This Week at YSU, May 2, 2016

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.Monday through Friday, May 2 through May 6. Finals week at YSU.

Wednesday, May 4, 6 p.m. and Friday, May 6, 4:30 p.m. Information sessions are scheduled for YSU’s new Master of Accountancy Program, which begins this coming Fall semester. An additional session is set for 6 p.m. Monday, May 16. The events are in the Williamson College of Business Administration in Williamson Hall. For more information, visit, call 330-941-3084, or contact Ray Shaffer at

Wednesday, May 4, 6:30 p.m. YSU’s Beeghly College of Education honors seven alumni at the annual Alumni Awards Dinner in McKay Auditorium, Beeghly Hall, on the YSU campus.

Friday May 6, 3 p.m., and Saturday, May 7, 1 and 3 p.m. YSU softball squad takes on Northern Kentucky at the softball field on Fifth Avenue.

Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, 8 p.m. The Ward Beecher Planetarium at YSU shows “Exploring New Horizons.” Also, at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 7, the planetarium presents “The Case of the Disappearing Planet.” Free.

commencementSaturday, May 7, 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. YSU Spring Commencement in Beeghly Center. The 9:30 a.m. ceremony is for graduates of the Williamson College of Business Administration, Beeghly College of Education and the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The 2:30 p.m. ceremony is for graduates of the College of Creative Arts and Communication, Bitonte College of Health and Human Services and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences